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EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2019

48 feature films selected for the European Film Awards

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- The list includes recommendations from 31 European countries; the final nominees will be announced on 9 November at the Seville European Film Festival

48 feature films selected for the European Film Awards
An Officer and a Spy by Roman Polanski

UPDATE (26/09/2019): Two new films have been added to the selection, About Endlessness [+see also:
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interview: Roy Andersson
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by Roy Andersson and An Officer and a Spy [+see also:
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by Roman Polanski.

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions have announced the titles of the 46 films in this year's EFA Feature Film Selection, the list of feature-length fiction films recommended for a nomination for the 2019 European Film Awards. Once again, the diversity of cinematic production has been highlighted, since 31 European countries are represented in the list.

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The selection has been made by a committee consisting of the EFA board as well as invited experts Giorgio Gosetti (Italy), Kathrin Kohlstedde (Germany), Paz Lazaro (Spain), Mary Nazari (Russia), Edvinas Pukšta (Lithuania) and Agathe Valentin (France).

In the coming weeks, the over 3,600 members of the European Film Academy will vote for the nominees in the categories of European Film, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenwriter. The nominations will then be announced on 9 November at the Seville European Film Festival in Spain. An eight-member jury will decide on the recipients of the awards in the categories of European Cinematographer, Editor, Production Designer, Costume Designer, Hair and Make-up Artist, Composer, Sound Designer and Visual Effects Supervisor.

The 32nd European Film Awards ceremony, including the announcement of the winners, will take place on 7 December in Berlin.

Here is the list of films selected:

"I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians" [+see also:
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- Radu Jude (Romania/Czech Republic/France/Bulgaria/Germany)
A Tale of Three Sisters [+see also:
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interview: Emin Alper
interview: Emin Alper
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- Emin Alper (Turkey/Germany/Netherlands/Greece)
A Twelve-Year Night [+see also:
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interview: Álvaro Brechner
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- Álvaro Brechner (Uruguay/Spain/Argentina/France/Germany)
A White, White Day [+see also:
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interview: Hlynur Pálmason
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- Hlynur Pálmason (Iceland/Denmark/Sweden)
About Endlessness [+see also:
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interview: Roy Andersson
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Roy Andersson (Sweden/Germany/Norway)
All Good [+see also:
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- Eva Trobisch (Germany)
An Officer and a Spy [+see also:
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- Roman Polanski (France/Italy)
And Then We Danced [+see also:
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interview: Levan Akin
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- Levan Akin (Sweden/Georgia/France)
Bad Poems [+see also:
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- Gábor Reisz (Hungary/France)
Beanpole [+see also:
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- Kantemir Balagov (Russia)
By the Grace of God [+see also:
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Q&A: François Ozon
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- François Ozon (France/Belgium)
Chained [+see also:
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interview: Yaron Shani
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- Yaron Shani (Israel/Germany)
Clergy [+see also:
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interview: Wojciech Smarzowski
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- Wojciech Smarzowski (Poland)
Dafne [+see also:
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- Federico Bondi (Italy)
Dirty God [+see also:
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interview: Sacha Polak
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- Sacha Polak (Netherlands/UK/Belgium/Ireland)
The Favourite [+see also:
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- Yorgos Lanthimos (Ireland/UK/USA)
Fire Will Come [+see also:
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interview: Óliver Laxe
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- Oliver Laxe (Spain/France/Luxembourg)
God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya [+see also:
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interview: Labina Mitevska
interview: Teona Strugar Mitevska
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- Teona Strugar Mitevska (North Macedonia/Belgium/Slovenia/Croatia/France)
Gundermann [+see also:
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- Andreas Dresen (Germany)
High Life [+see also:
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interview: Claire Denis
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- Claire Denis (France/Germany/UK/Poland/USA)
Homeward [+see also:
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- Nariman Aliev (Ukraine)
I Was at Home, but... [+see also:
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interview: Angela Schanelec
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- Angela Schanelec (Germany/Serbia)
It Must Be Heaven [+see also:
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interview: Elia Suleiman
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- Elia Suleiman (France/Germany/Canada/Turkey/Qatar)
Joy [+see also:
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interview: Sudabeh Mortezai
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- Sudabeh Mortezai (Austria)
Jumpman [+see also:
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interview: Ivan I Tverdovsky
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- Ivan I Tverdovsky (Russia/Lithuania/Ireland/France)
Les Misérables [+see also:
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interview: Ladj Ly
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- Ladj Ly (France)
Little Joe [+see also:
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interview: Jessica Hausner
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- Jessica Hausner (Austria/UK/Germany)
Mr. Jones [+see also:
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interview: Agnieszka Holland
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- Agnieszka Holland (Poland/UK/Ukraine)
Non Fiction [+see also:
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interview: Olivier Assayas
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- Olivier Assayas (France)
Oleg [+see also:
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interview: Juris Kursietis
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- Juris Kursietis (Latvia/Belgium/Lithuania/France)
Pain and Glory [+see also:
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interview: Antonio Banderas
Q&A: Pedro Almodóvar
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- Pedro Almodóvar (Spain)
Piranhas [+see also:
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interview: Roberto Saviano
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- Claudio Giovannesi (Italy)
Portrait of a Lady on Fire [+see also:
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interview: Céline Sciamma
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- Céline Sciamma (France)
Queen of Hearts [+see also:
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interview: May el-Toukhy
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- May el-Touhky (Denmark/Sweden)
The Realm [+see also:
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interview: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
interview: Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Isabel P…
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- Rodrigo Sorogoyen (Spain/France)
Sibel [+see also:
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interview: Çağla Zencirci and Guillaum…
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- Guillaume Giovanetti, Çagla Zencirci (Turkey/France/Germany/Luxembourg)
Sons of Denmark [+see also:
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interview: Elliott Crosset Hove
interview: Ulaa Salim
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- Ulaa Salim (Denmark)
Sorry We Missed You [+see also:
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Q&A: Ken Loach
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- Ken Loach (UK/France/Belgium)
Stitches [+see also:
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interview: Miroslav Terzić
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- Miroslav Terzić (Serbia/Slovenia/Croatia/Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Synonyms [+see also:
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interview: Nadav Lapid
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- Nadav Lapid (France/Israel/Germany)
System Crasher [+see also:
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interview: Nora Fingscheidt
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- Nora Fingscheidt (Germany)
Tel Aviv on Fire [+see also:
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interview: Sameh Zoabi
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- Sameh Zoabi (Luxembourg/Belgium/Israel/France)
The Traitor [+see also:
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Q&A: Marco Bellocchio
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- Marco Bellocchio (Italy/France/Germany/Brazil)
Twin Flower [+see also:
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- Laura Luchetti (Italy)
Werewolf [+see also:
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interview: Adrian Panek
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- Adrian Panek (Poland/Netherlands/Germany)
The Whistlers [+see also:
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interview: Corneliu Porumboiu
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- Corneliu Porumboiu (Romania/France/Germany)
Yesterday [+see also:
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- Danny Boyle (UK)
Young Ahmed [+see also:
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interview: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
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- Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne (Belgium/France)

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